Filmmaking

Campers use digital video cameras to experiment with camera movement, composition, and in-camera editing. They write, direct, produce, and star in their own movies. At the end of weeks 4 and 8, campers host a screening of their video compositions.

This major requires a minimum two-week commitment starting week 1, 3, 5, or 7. Please make sure to choose the appropriate consecutive week (2, 4, 6, or 8) to complete the session.

 

Photography

In this major, shutterbugs use digital photography to express their creative vision. A professional photographer guides camper experiments in portraiture, landscape, and still-life compositions. Campers learn to develop a personal style and the techniques necessary for conveying their ideas, as well as enhancement techniques through basic use of Adobe Photoshop. At the end of weeks 4 and 8, campers exhibit their photographs in a group show.

This major requires campers be at least 8 years old.

This major requires a minimum two-week commitment starting week 1, 3, 5, or 7. Please make sure to choose the appropriate consecutive week (2, 4, 6, or 8) to complete the session.

 

Stop-Motion Animation

Using a variety of materials and techniques, students explore the art of creating the illusion of motion. Workshop projects bring everyday objects to life through frame-by-frame animation using sand, clay, paper cutouts, and pixelation. At the end of the session, campers host a screening of their video compositions.

This major requires campers be at least 8 years old.

This major requires a minimum two-week commitment starting week 3, 5, or 7. Please make sure to choose the appropriate consecutive week (4, 6, or 8) to complete the session.